Map gallery

Esri map gallery

Take a look at these GIS maps from around the world and see how information is being shared in colourful and unique ways.

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Remembrance Day – maps of WWI

Remembrance Day – maps of WWI

An estimated 34 million maps were produced for the Western Front during World War 1. This story map pays respect to the surveyors and cartographers behind the scenes.

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Unfantastic plastic – the ACT bag ban

Unfantastic plastic – the ACT bag ban

In 2001 the ACT banned plastic shopping bags. This Story Map looks at the outcomes so far.

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Illuminating night safety in the city of Ballarat

Illuminating night safety in the city of Ballarat

Created by Amelia Travers as part of GovHack Victoria 2018, this Story Map looks at the data behind perceptions of safety on the streets of Ballarat.

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Explore Melbourne’s North East Link

Explore Melbourne’s North East Link

This concept map shows the proposed project design for the North East Link, aimed at linking key growth areas and cutting travel times.

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QLD Land Use Mapping Program

QLD Land Use Mapping Program

View the interactive map showing land use summary for the Burdekin NRM region in Queensland.

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Banning single-use plastic bags in Australia

Banning single-use plastic bags in Australia

As the oceans fill with plastic waste and wildlife mortality rates rise, which states and territories in Australia have banned single-use plastic bags?

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Biosecurity Queensland weed map

Biosecurity Queensland weed map

Weeds can adversely impact natural biodiversity, agricultural crops and human health. This map aims to improve public awareness by identifying the location of weed species.

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Fast-track Big Spatial Data processing

Fast-track Big Spatial Data processing

See how Cloud technology and distributed computing can quickly process and analyse millions of data points in national scale datasets.

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Surveying building cladding fire risk

Surveying building cladding fire risk

Following the Grenfell Tower disaster, Australian councils are mapping their cities to identify at-risk buildings. See how Esri technology is fast-tracking surveys to deliver accurate results.

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Tell an engaging visual story

Tell an engaging visual story

Engage your audience with Story Maps, incorporating easy-to-navigate maps, videos and images. This inspiring example was created by the Esri Story Maps team using the Story Map Journal app.

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The view from up above

The view from up above

Some of the best images taken from the International Space Station capturing everything from city lights to extreme weather events.

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Celebrating one year of GIS for Schools

Celebrating one year of GIS for Schools

The GIS for Schools program committed $100 million to bring ArcGIS to schools across Australia. Over 300 schools joined in the first year, empowering students to use GIS to solve real-world problems.

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Where’s Santa Claus? Find him with this app

Where’s Santa Claus? Find him with this app

Santa is very busy at the end of the year, but he does manage to find time to appear around the country for photos and to listen to children’s wish lists. Find out where he is with the Find Santa app.

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Australian Marriage Law postal survey results

Australian Marriage Law postal survey results

See the demographic data behind the survey results, including demographic data such as median age, mortgage and marital status.

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Great Barrier Reef expedition

Great Barrier Reef expedition

Data gathered by the International League of Conservation Photographers’ Great Barrier Reef expedition helps identify sites of high priority for protection. 

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Lights on, lights out

Lights on, lights out

A visualisation of human progress – and tragedy – over the span of two years using the glow of night lights that strongly echoes our footprint on earth. 

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GIS for Schools – mapped in action

GIS for Schools – mapped in action

Share your GIS for Schools activity – pictures of our maps or projects, and join a network of teachers extending learning opportunities for students using Esri Australia’s GIS for Schools program.

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Hurricane Irma Story Map resource catalogue

Hurricane Irma Story Map resource catalogue

Compiled by the Esri Disaster Response Program, this Story Map collates publicly available information useful for Hurricane Irma response and mitigation activities.

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Tropical Cyclone Debbie – impacted land use map

Tropical Cyclone Debbie – impacted land use map

In the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie in 2017, Queensland Government scientists developed an online map to assist in the recovery of agricultural lands hit by the cyclone. The story map combined a range of data sets to give a clear view of the worst-affected crops.

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Tracking Tropical Storm Harvey in real time

Tracking Tropical Storm Harvey in real time

During disasters like TS Harvey, sharing real-time data with the population can help improve safety and awareness. This map collated all information, including live tracking, forecasts, traffic alerts and crowdsourced photos.

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Mapping Syria’s uprooted

Mapping Syria’s uprooted

View the refugee crisis through a geographic lens – and better understand the devastating global emergency that has seen the largest number of people displaced since World War II.

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The 2016 US election campaign trail

The 2016 US election campaign trail

From the Republican and Democratic national conventions all the way to election day – track the movements of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the final two months of the campaign.

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(Is there) Life on Mars?

(Is there) Life on Mars?

Break through Earth’s atmosphere and travel to Mars. Find out where spacecrafts have been successfully landed, and where they’ve crashed. Discover volcanoes, craters, and even flood the planet up to our sea level.

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Track 600 years of solar eclipses

Track 600 years of solar eclipses

You can now learn about all 905 solar eclipses that have (and will) take place between 1601 and 2200 using this new guide to one of the most spectacular shows on Earth

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The plight of Earth’s climate migrants

The plight of Earth’s climate migrants

A powerful and confronting story map that tracks rising sea levels in various corners of the world. See the damaging impact climate change is having on some of the planet’s most vulnerable populations.

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Earthquakes Down Under

Earthquakes Down Under

Australia’s surprising seismic history stretches back 70,000 years – from magnitude 7.0 earthquakes on the Apple Isle to coastal tremors that have shaken the east coast.

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ANZAC soldier’s journey

ANZAC soldier’s journey

Follow the story of John Henry Cartwright, who left country Victoria to fight in Gallipoli, told through digital artefacts by his descendant Professor William Cartwright AM.

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City centre transformation

City centre transformation

Follow the striking transformation of downtown Greenville, South Carolina and see how each milestone contributed to the overall development of a revitalised urban space. 

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Celebrating great trees

Celebrating great trees

Millions of majestic trees grace our planet with their beauty. This story map traces those that have gained fame as sacred or historic sites, or specimens of unusual size, shape or age.

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Story of Queensland’s borders

Story of Queensland’s borders

Earl Grey and Queen Victoria were involved in the creation of a new Australian state north of NSW. This story map shows the history of Queensland’s borders.

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New insight with Australia’s national 3D dataset

New insight with Australia’s national 3D dataset

See how Geoscape gives maps more detail and depth in 3D, creating new business and policy opportunities across the country.

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 the data behind the search

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 the data behind the search

Geoscience Australia mapped vast tracts of the ocean floor with unprecedented clarity using data from the first phase of the search for MH370.

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How long would it take you to drive around Australia?

How long would it take you to drive around Australia?

This Story Map tells you how long it would take to circumnavigate Australia by car. Charles Moriarty of Edinburgh University mapped his drive around Australia, and the sights along the way.

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The scandals that shook the Olympic Games

The scandals that shook the Olympic Games

In amongst the gold medals and glory, there has been iconic political statements, civil unrest, doping, bribery and boycotts. Read about the biggest scandals in Olympic history.

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Where are the bodies?

Where are the bodies?

Esri’s Halloween Cemetery Tour story map draws on GIS technology to reveal details about where some of history’s most famous – and infamous – people are buried.

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The struggle to save the elephant

The struggle to save the elephant

As wild elephant numbers continue to fall due to ivory poaching, the Wildlife Conservation Society is fighting to save the species. Find out about the problem, and how you can be part of the solution.

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20 must-visit cafes in KL

20 must-visit cafes in KL

Get the inside scoop from Kuala Lumpur locals who know their pour. This GIS story map expands on locational information to provide café pictures, overviews and links to the respective websites.

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We are living in the age of humans

We are living in the age of humans

Look at Earth’s shifting environment and how humans are at the centre of these changes. This story map breaks down current population trends and forecasts what path our planet is potentially on.

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Ebola outbreak map

Ebola outbreak map

An interactive map of the history of Ebola – from the first known case in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1976, to the ongoing crises in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and throughout the rest of the world.

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What happened to flight QZ-8501?

What happened to flight QZ-8501?

The interactive maps included in this portal provide a consolidated view of all publicly available information pertaining to the flight that was lost into the Java Sea on 28 December 2014

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Zika virus: past, present and future

Zika virus: past, present and future

With reported cases in over 20 countries, Zika virus has become one of the most significant health threats of recent times. Learn more about the disease and how to protect yourself from it.

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Where does Australia import its food from?

Where does Australia import its food from?

Increasing globalisation means our food not only comes from 'down the road', but from around the world as well. Get to know the top countries Australia sources common ingredients from. 

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Exploring Melbourne's Public Transport System

Exploring Melbourne's Public Transport System

Melbourne’s iconic trams are a symbol of the city’s mobility. Now you can take an in-depth look at the entire public transport network with a new GIS-enabled view.

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Plotting the tragedy of terrorism

Plotting the tragedy of terrorism

In 2016, terrorism has devastatingly become part of daily life. Explore this map to better understand the extent of the turmoil, the number of lives pointlessly lost and the groups claiming responsibility.

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